2 days / 2 nights
Tour to Solovetsky Islands
- Visit Solovetsky Monastery;
- Visit Solovetsky Fortress;
- Boat trip to Zayatsky Island;
- Overnight stay on Solovki (or more).
00:37 – Arrival in Kem by train #16 (from Moscow, St. Petersburg or Petrozavodsk, tickets are not included).
Transfer to the hotel “Prichal”. Overnight at the hotel.
06:30 – Breakfast.
07:30 – Embarkation.
08:00 – Departure by boat for Solovetsky.
10:00 – Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.
14:00 – 17:00 - Walking tour of Solovetsky Monastery.
Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel.
3-hour tour by boat to Zayatsky Island. It is a small tranquil island in about 45 minutes boat travel from the Monastery pier. The main places of interest of Zayatsky, covered with the tundra-type vegetation are its mysterious stone labyrinths dating back about 4000 years and a small wooden church of St. Andrew (1702).
15:00 - Transfer to the pier.
16:00 – Departure for Kem.
18:00 – Arrival in Kem.
18:30 - Dinner.
Transfer to the train station.
20:31 - Train to St. Petersburg. 00:52 - Train to Murmansk.
During this tour you will visit the following sites.
Solovki (Solovetsky Islands) are located in the western part of the White Sea, less than 100 miles far from the Arctic Circle, consisting of 6 big and numerous small islands. There is a famous monastery dating back to the middle centuries as well as other historical and cultural monuments.
2. Car and boat transfers as per itinerary;
3. Meals as per itinerary (B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner);
4. Entrance fees and tours as per itinerary;
Note: All boat trips are weather dependent.